Research Assistant Professor

Columbia, SC
Jun 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title Research Assistant Professor

Internal Title


Band Unclassified

Requisition Number 011156

Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Salary Range

Pay Basis 11 months

Department College of Nursing

Campus USC Columbia

Expected Fill Date

Job Posting Date 11-11-2016

Reopen Date

Minimum Posting Period Ends

Job Close Date

Type of Position

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Faculty

If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided

Job Description
A Research Assistant Professor is expected to function as an advanced post-doctoral fellow in that s/he builds their publication record and submits grant applications (national funding). The protected time for these activities and deliverables for this 2 year-appointment will increase the likelihood of the incumbent to be successful in their first term in the tenure-track (Assistant Professor). The Research Assistant Professor will work closely with an assigned Research Mentor (can be determined with input from the candidate and mentor[s] before the hire date. In addition, the incumbent will have the opportunities to find research collaborators within the larger University and build a research team. A key milestone to be achieved before transfer to the tenure-track is the submission as Principal Investigator of a federal grant (e.g., K-level, R03, R21) that has been scored in the fundable range or a Principal Investigator of a federally funded sub-award. The incumbent will be encouraged to guest lecture during the first year and shadow a faculty member teaching a course in the second year so as to prepare for the teaching roles that are integral to the tenure-track.

Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral degree in Nursing is required. Candidates are expected to have a beginning research program. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure in South Carolina as appropriate to their professional field.

Preferred Qualifications

Documents which must be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Statement of Teaching & Research Interests
List of References

Special Instructions to Applicants

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